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741k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Deborah

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Bee
  • #72 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
551k Debra (English)
29k Debora (Hebrew)
< 1k Devoria (Hebrew)

How popular is the name "Deborah" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188012120
188114140
188215150
188316160
188413130
188510100
188610100
188715150
188826260
188912120
189024240
189115150
189216160
189324240
189418180
189513130
189618180
189723230
189821210
189911110
190026260
190121210
190221210
190321210
190423230
190518180
190625250
190721210
190825250
190926260
191033330
191136360
191232320
191342420
191462620
19151061060
191690900
191789890
191892920
191970700
192082820
192194940
192271710
19231181180
19241251250
192582820
19261161160
192791910
19281301300
19291611610
19301651650
19311581580
19322082080
19332432430
19342802800
19352792790
19362992990
19373233230
19384104100
19394494436
19404694690
19416086080
19426766760
19437947886
19441,2981,2935
19451,4641,4640
19462,4802,47010
19475,8495,83811#62 girl name
194811,27211,24626#30 girl name
194919,23319,20528#15 girl name
195029,11829,07147#7 girl name
195142,10642,04363#4 girl name
195249,90149,80992#4 girl name
195352,26552,18382#3 girl name
195454,75754,67780#3 girl name
195552,41152,311100#2 girl name
195647,92147,82893#4 girl name
195740,14740,06384#6 girl name
195833,01332,93677#7 girl name
195929,62429,55569#9 girl name
196025,33725,27364#10 girl name
196124,14524,08857#10 girl name
196222,94522,89451#9 girl name
196321,11621,06353#13 girl name
196419,36719,30463#12 girl name
196517,12717,08443#13 girl name
196616,29616,25046#15 girl name
196714,05714,00750#22 girl name
196812,32012,28634#27 girl name
196911,21611,18432#27 girl name
19709,8809,85228#33 girl name
19718,7118,67536#33 girl name
19726,3066,28323#43 girl name
19735,0134,98330#56 girl name
19744,3664,34620#68 girl name
19753,4313,41615#86 girl name
19763,0102,99317#96 girl name
19772,6972,67621
19782,4912,47912
19792,1942,18113
19801,9441,9377
19811,9111,9047
19821,8511,8429
19831,6111,6056
19841,4741,4686
19851,4081,4017
19861,2911,2847
19871,2091,2027
19881,0571,0570
19891,0861,07610
19901,0991,0945
19911,0141,0140
19929199190
19937977970
19947407400
19956606600
19966336330
19976376370
19985535530
19995245240
20005455450
20014884880
20024744740
20034214210
20044274270
20054254250
20064234230
20073713710
20083553550
20093463460
20103543540
20113323320
20123353350
20133293290
20143683680

Want to know about the populiarty of Deborah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 740,931 babies born with the name Deborah in the United States. That's more than enough Deborahs to occupy the country of Equatorial Guinea with an estimated population of 740,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Deborah" was in 1954 with a total of 54,677 babies. (That's a lot of baby Deborahs)

According to the 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Deborah" ranks #7 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 188 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1950. Across the entire United States a total of 29,118 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Deborah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Deborah as well as things modernly associated with the name Deborah such as celebrities named Deborah.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Deborah

The name "Deborah" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Bee". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Debby Ryan

Debby Ryan is an actress, singer, songwriter, and musician with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Debby was born in 1993 as Deborah Ann Ryan in Huntsville, Alabama, United States.

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Deborah Ann Woll

Deborah Ann Woll is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Deborah was born in 1985 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

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Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry is a singer-songwriter, actress, and former playboy bunny specializing in rock, new wave, punk rock, and disco music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1968 to present. Debbie was born in 1945 as Deborah Ann Harry in Miami, Florida, U.S.

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Debi Mazar

Debi Mazar is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1981 to present. Debi was born in 1964 as Deborah Mazar in Jamaica, Queens, New York, U.S.

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Hunter Tylo

Hunter Tylo is an actress and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1980 to present. Hunter was born in 1962 as Deborah Jo Hunter in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.

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Deborah Kerr

Deborah Kerr is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1940 to 1986. Deborah was born in 1921 as Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer in Helensburgh, Scotland, UK.

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Alternative Meanings

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for realist, the way you are.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

Your name in reverse order is "Harobed". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rhobdae". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Deborah born Sep 26, 1985

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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